Some articles on long pole form, pole, pole form:
... The authentic long pole form passed down by the late Grandmaster Yip Man is a rather short sequence containing the essentials for pole fighting ... of over 50 or even 70-plus movements, the true pole form is quite compact and focused on practicality ... There are seven basic movements incorporated in the pole form which are identified by the following keywords Spear (槍 cheung1) – A straight thrusting movement with the ...
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